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Old 07-28-2012, 02:18 PM   #4411
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Port of Call Corfu, 60 km via ferry from Bari, Italia ... We are taking a ferry trip for 3 days 2 nights, to the Ionian Island of Corfu.

The confluence of cultures in Corfu, is a direct result of the ancient occupations and warriors, The Venetians, The French, The Normans and later the British. These foreign legacies can be found throughout Corfu, especially in its architecture and cuisine.

The gastronomy is profoundly influenced by the Italians, spicy tomato sauces, braised roasts and lots of shellfish and fish.

So, we shall be on vacation for 3 days and 2 nights, and then back to the Kitchen & Dining room reforming ...

Have lovely summer,
Ciao, Margi.
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Old 07-28-2012, 06:07 PM   #4412
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Just got home from the festival, it's hot out there. Had a lovely lunch of beef pasties with gravy...Soul Food! The Dancers were great and so was the music. Shrek got pics, so as soon as he uploads them to his computer he will send them to me. One of the dancers couldn't have been more than 6 years old...so cute and so good.
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Old 07-28-2012, 06:09 PM   #4413
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Just got home from the festival, it's hot out there. Had a lovely lunch of beef pasties with gravy...Soul Food! The Dancers were great and so was the music. Shrek got pics, so as soon as he uploads them to his computer he will send them to me. One of the dancers couldn't have been more than 6 years old...so cute and so good.
How fun! Glad you had a good time, PF! Did Shrek get to play his ukelele?
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Old 07-28-2012, 06:11 PM   #4414
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How fun! Glad you had a good time, PF! Did Shrek get to play his ukelele?
Yes, he had a group of people sitting and standing around him. I told him after he should have turned his hat upside down in front of him. No singing, but he played lots of traditional tunes on the uke and the mandolin.
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Old 07-28-2012, 06:15 PM   #4415
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Good morning everyone

Another lovely sleep in

This morning we are going to Cobbler Creek for a nice walk, looking forward to that
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Old 07-28-2012, 06:18 PM   #4416
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Off to finish up the shopping.
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Just got home from the festival, it's hot out there. Had a lovely lunch of beef pasties with gravy...Soul Food! The Dancers were great and so was the music. Shrek got pics, so as soon as he uploads them to his computer he will send them to me. One of the dancers couldn't have been more than 6 years old...so cute and so good.
Sounds great Fiona, glad you had a nice time

Look forward to seeing the photos
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Old 07-28-2012, 08:12 PM   #4418
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Just got home from the festival, it's hot out there. Had a lovely lunch of beef pasties with gravy...Soul Food! The Dancers were great and so was the music. Shrek got pics, so as soon as he uploads them to his computer he will send them to me. One of the dancers couldn't have been more than 6 years old...so cute and so good.
Sounds great! Can't wait to see the pictures!
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We are back from our walk...it was lovely, we were out for about an hour and it was so pleasant, such a lovely morning
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The festival sounds like lots of fun, fiona! Looking forward to the pics. Kylie, glad you were able to get a nice walk, and that the weather was nice.

I'm just relaxing now out on the patio, with a glass of wine and a purry kitty in my lap. Had a busy day cleaning, still working on the den. Measured all the windows in the house today for new blinds, hoping to get them ordered this coming week.
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